Before the upcoming El Clasico, Thibaut met with journalists. He talked about El Clasico, the last two defeats in a row, etc.
Zidane can be replaced?
Journalists asked him about Zinedine Zidane. Media noted that Zidane may lose his job because of the team’s bad performance. Courtois said that the team is together in everything. Sometimes the team loses one match and the whole world is waiting for that moment. Thibaut Courtois said that the Real Madrid squad believes in Zinedine Zidane. At the same time, Courtois mentioned that standing united is very important. He said that when Real Madrid players are together, no one can beat the team.
El Clasico will be tough
Thibaut Courtois said that El Clasico is a special match. He noted that Clasico is a type of match that everyone should watch. He recalled the moments from childhood and being the player of Chelsea and admitted that by that time he was always watching El Clasico clashes. Goalkeeper noted that from a very young age he dreamed of playing in El Clasico. Currently, he believes that both teams have a chance to win the game.
Belgian goalkeeper said that Barca has a new coach and style. He said that Barca will try to press high from a very first minute. He noted that Real Madrid had 48 hours for preparation. As it seems, Los Blancos is ready to face Barcelona.
Playing against Lionel Messi
Courtois noted that Lionel Messi is one of the biggest footballers. Along with Cristiano Ronaldo, the goalkeeper said that Messi takes the crown. Both players are extremely successful in football and that’s why they win all personal awards. Courtois noted that playing against Lionel Messi on saturday will be tough.